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The Hunt For Red October

The Hunt For Red October

by Tom Clancy

Published in 1984, The Hunt for Red October follows a Soviet submarine captain who defies orders and charts a course for the United States. Unclear of his motives and fearing a nuclear launch, the protagonist Jack Ryan attempts to track the nearly untraceable vessel as it nears the east coast. The basis for a blockbuster hollywood film of the same title, The Hunt for the Red October catapulted Tom Clancy from insurance salesman to one of the most popular writers of his generation.After being rejected by... Read more
The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Ultimatum is the third Jason Bourne novel written by Robert Ludlum and a sequel to The Bourne Supremacy (1986). First published in 1990, it was the last Bourne novel to be written by Ludlum himself. Eric Van Lustbader wrote a sequel titled The Bourne Legacy fourteen years later. A film titled The Bourne Ultimatum starring Matt Damon was released in 2007. As in the 2004 film, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum has a completely different plot from the novel.
Casino Royale

Casino Royale

by Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming (1908-1964), creator of the world's best-known secret agent, is the author of fourteen James Bond books. Born in London in 1908 and educated at Eton and Sandhurst, he became the Reuters Moscow correspondent in 1929. In the spring of 1939, Fleming went back to Moscow as a special correspondent for the London Times. In June of that same year, he joined Naval Intelligence and served throughout World War II, finally earning the rank of Commander, RNVSR (Sp.). Much of the James Bond material was... Read more
The Cardinal Of the Kremlin

The Cardinal Of the Kremlin

by Tom Clancy

The Cardinal of the Kremlin is a novel by Tom Clancy, featuring his character Jack Ryan. It is a sequel to The Hunt for Red October, based around the development of the Strategic Defense Initiative and its Soviet equivalent, covering themes including intelligence gathering and counterintelligence, political intrigue, and guerrilla warfare in Afghanistan.
The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

by Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-one novels, each a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 210 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. In addition to the Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum—he was the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and The Apocalypse Watch, among many others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March, 2001.
Goldfinger

Goldfinger

by Ian Fleming

In Ian Fleming's Goldfinger, we are introduced to Auric Goldfinger. This man is without a doubt the most phenomenal criminal Bond has ever faced!  This evil genius likes his cash in gold bars and his women dressed in gold paint - and now he is planning to steal all the gold in Fort Knox. That is, unless Secret Agent 007 can stop him! He must first take on two of the most memorable Bond villains: a human weapon named Oddjob and a luscious crime boss named Pussy Galore.




Originally titled The... Read more
On Her Majesty's Secret Service

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

by Ian Fleming

A Lancia Spyder with its hood down tore past him, cut in cheekily across his bonnet and pulled away, the sexy boom of its twin exhausts echoing back at him. It was a girl driving, a girl with a shocking pink scarf tied round her hair. And if there was one thing that set James Bond really moving, it was being passed at speed by a pretty girl. When Bond rescues a beautiful, reckless girl from self-destruction, he finds himself with a lead on one of the most dangerous men in the world—Ernst Stavro... Read more
Thunderball

Thunderball

by Ian Fleming

"The girl looked him up and down. He had dark, rather cruel good looks and very clear, blue-grey eyes. He was wearing a very dark-blue lightweight single-breasted suit over a cream silk shirt and a black knitted silk tie. Despite the heat, he looked cool and clean. 'And who might you be?' she asked sharply. 'My name's Bond, James Bond ...'" When a stranger arrives in the Bahamas, the locals barely turn their heads, seeing another ex-pat with money to burn at the casino tables. But James Bond has more... Read more
Moonraker

Moonraker

by Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming (1908-1964), creator of the world's best-known secret agent, is the author of fourteen James Bond books. Born in London in 1908 and educated at Eton and Sandhurst, he became the Reuters Moscow correspondent in 1929. In the spring of 1939, Fleming went back to Moscow as a special correspondent for the London Times. In June of that same year, he joined Naval Intelligence and served throughout World War II, finally earning the rank of Commander, RNVSR (Sp.). Much of the James Bond material was... Read more
From Russia With Love

From Russia With Love

by Ian Fleming

Originally published: Cape, 1957.
Pan #G229.
Cover by Sam Peffer.
Patriot Games

Patriot Games

by Tom Clancy

Patriot Games is a novel by Tom Clancy. It is chronologically the first book (predating the events in The Hunt for Red October) focusing on CIA analyst Jack Ryan, the main character in almost all of Clancy's novels. It is the indirect sequel to Without Remorse. The title comes from an Irish Rebel Song called The Patriot Game, an Irish ballad about the Border Campaign in Northern Ireland.
The Bourne Supremacy

The Bourne Supremacy

by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Supremacy is the second Jason Bourne novel written by Robert Ludlum, first published in 1986. It was the sequel to Ludlum's bestseller The Bourne Identity (1980) and precedes Ludlum's final Bourne novel, The Bourne Ultimatum (1990). The Bourne Supremacy was adapted into a film of the same name in 2004 starring Matt Damon, although the film has a completely distinct (and contradictory) plot to the novel.
Debt Of Honor

Debt Of Honor

by Tom Clancy

Debt of Honor (1994) is a novel by Tom Clancy. It is a continuation of the series featuring his character Jack Ryan. In this installment, Ryan has become the National Security Advisor when the Japanese government (controlled by a group of corporate tycoons known as the Zaibatsu) goes to war with the United States. One of the sub-plots in this novel (on occupying the Siberian "Northern Resource Area") would later form part of the main plot of Clancy's later novel The Bear and the Dragon.
Live and Let Die

Live and Let Die

by Ian Fleming

"Her hair was black and fell to her shoulders. She had high cheekbones and a sensual mouth, and wore a dress of white silk. Her eyes were blue, alight and disdainful, but, as they gazed into his with a touch of humour, Bond realized that they contained a message. Solitaire watched his eyes on her and nonchalantly drew her forearms together so that the valley between her breasts deepened. The message was unmistakable." Beautiful, fortune-telling Solitaire is the prisoner (and tool) of Mr... Read more
The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

by Ian Fleming

‘He was about six feet tall, slim and fit. The eyes in the lean , slightly tanned face were a very clear grey-blue and as they observed the men they were cold and watchful. His good looks had a dangerous, almost cruel quality that had frightened me. But now I knew he could smile, I thought his face exciting, in a way no face had ever excited me before …’ Vivienne Michel is in trouble. Trying to escape her tangled past, she has run away to the American backwoods, winding up at the... Read more
Modesty Blaise

Modesty Blaise

by Peter O'donnell

Modesty Blaise is a British comic strip featuring a fictional character of the same name, created by author Peter O'Donnell and illustrator Jim Holdaway in 1963. The strip follows Modesty Blaise, an exceptional young woman with many talents and a criminal past, and her trusty sidekick Willie Garvin.The story was published as a novel in 1965 before the first movie appeared in 1966.
Clear and Present Danger

Clear and Present Danger

by Tom Clancy

Clear and Present Danger is a novel by Tom Clancy, written in 1989, and is a canonical part of the Ryanverse. In the novel, Jack Ryan is thrown into the position of CIA Acting Deputy Director (Intelligence) and discovers that he is being kept in the dark by his colleagues who are conducting a covert war against the Medellín Cartel based in Colombia. The title of the book is based on the legal phrase "clear and present danger".
The Sum Of All Fears

The Sum Of All Fears

by Tom Clancy

The Sum of All Fears is the best-selling thriller novel by Tom Clancy, and part of the Jack Ryan series. It was the fourth book of the series to be turned into a film. An interesting note is that this book was released just days before the Moscow uprising in 1991, which finally signaled the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Russian politics in the aftermath of the destruction of the Berlin Wall is a main element of the book.
Without Remorse

Without Remorse

by Tom Clancy

Without Remorse is a thriller novel published in 1993 by Tom Clancy and is a part of the "Ryanverse" series. While not the first novel of the series to be published, it is first in plot chronology. The main setting of the book is set during the Vietnam War, in the American city of Baltimore. The book focuses on the development of one of Clancy's recurring characters, John Kelly/John Clark, while providing the character some back-story.
Thrilling Cities

Thrilling Cities

by Ian Fleming

Thrilling Cities is the title of a collection of non-fiction travel articles by James Bond creator Ian Fleming. The book was published by Glidrose Productions first in Great Britain in 1963, followed by an American edition in 1964. The book is a collection of articles Fleming wrote for the London Sunday Times, based on two trips he took between 1959 and 1960 at the behest of Times travel editor Leonard Russell. The book version includes material edited out of the original articles.
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For Your Eyes Only

by Ian Fleming

James Bond, The Original James Bond #8 has the expected sudden emergencies and beautiful girls who aren't quite what they seem...when 007 you can count on the thrills.
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Digital Fortress

by Dan Brown

Digital Fortress is a techno-thriller novel written by American author Dan Brown and published in 1998 by St. Martin's Press.
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You Only Live Twice

by Ian Fleming

Bond, a shattered man after the death of his wife at the hands of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, has gone to pieces as an agent, endangering himself and his fellow operatives. M, unwilling to accept the loss of one of his best men, sends 007 to Japan for one last, near-impossible mission. But Japan proves to be Bond's downfall, leading him to a mysterious residence known as the 'Castle of Death' where he encounters an old enemy revitalized. All the omens suggest that this is the end for the British agent and, for... Read more
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Dr No

by Ian Fleming

Spy & Espionage Books & Ephemera

Octopussy and The Living Daylights

Octopussy and The Living Daylights

by Fleming, Ian

Octopussy and The Living Daylights (sometimes published as Octopussy) is the fourteenth and final James Bond book written by Ian Fleming. It is a collection of short stories published posthumously in the United Kingdom and the United States by Glidrose Productions, in 1966, as a postscript to his James Bond canon. It originally contained "Octopussy" and "The Living Daylights". More recent editions also include "The Property of a Lady" – added in 1967 and "007 in New... Read more
The Russia House

The Russia House

by Le Carre, John

John le Carré lives in Cornwall, England. He is the author of The Tailor of Panama, which is also available on audio from Random House.
The Tailor Of Panama

The Tailor Of Panama

by Le Carre, John

John le Carré was born in 1931. After attending the universities of Berne and Oxford, he taught at Eton and spent five years in the British Foreign Service. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, his third book, secured him a worldwide reputation. He divides his time between England and the Continent.From the Hardcover edition.
A Perfect Spy

A Perfect Spy

by Le Carre, John

A Perfect Spy (1986) by John le Carré, is a novel about the mental and moral dissolution of a secret agent.
The Night Manager

The Night Manager

by Le Carre, John

John Le Carre's psychological spy thrillers continue with the much-acclaimed The Night Manager.
Jonathan Pine is a British ex-serviceman and the manager of a hotel in Switzerland. But his placid exterior hides his intention to bring down Roper, a man who is a millionaire philanthropist as well as the leader of a gun-running gang.
James Bond

James Bond

by Benson, Raymond

James Bond 007 is a fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short story collections. The character has also been used in the longest running and most financially successful English-language film franchise to date, starting in 1962 with Dr. No. After Fleming's death in 1964, subsequent James Bond novels were written by Kingsley Amis, John Gardner, Raymond Benson and Sebastian Faulks.
Diamonds Are Forever

Diamonds Are Forever

by Fleming, Ian

Ian Fleming (1908-1964), creator of the world's best-known secret agent, is the author of fourteen James Bond books. Born in London in 1908 and educated at Eton and Sandhurst, he became the Reuters Moscow correspondent in 1929. In the spring of 1939, Fleming went back to Moscow as a special correspondent for the London Times. In June of that same year, he joined Naval Intelligence and served throughout World War II, finally earning the rank of Commander, RNVSR (Sp.). Much of the James Bond material was... Read more
Licence Renewed

Licence Renewed

by Gardner, John

Licence Renewed (published in American editions as License Renewed), first published in 1981, is the first novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. It was the first proper James Bond novel (not counting novelisations and a faux biography) since Kingsley Amis's Colonel Sun in 1968. Carrying the Glidrose Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape and in the United States by Richard Marek.
The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

by Forsyth, Frederick

The Fourth Protocol is a novel written by Frederick Forsyth and published in August 1984.
High Time To Kill

High Time To Kill

by Benson, Raymond

The Spy In Silk Breeches

The Spy In Silk Breeches

by Seth, Ronald